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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Residents of remote Lantau village reveal their plight

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:05am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Residents of remote Lantau village reveal their plight Yu Yuk-chun, 85, moved to Tai Long on Lantau Island some 40 years ago to live with her husband, ... the government has allocated billions of dollars to the development of Tai O and Mui Wo. But we southern Lantau villagers receive nothing. Is justice being done?" But Lau Ping-yau, owner ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1450198/residents-remote-lantau-village-reveal-their-plight
  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ROAD TEST

    Road Test: Lantau farm educates children about the environment

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 10:50am by Rebecca Tomasis

    ... Rebecca Tomasis life@scmp.com Healthy lessons down on the farm My friend and I decided it was time to go back to nature at the Dragontail Farm in Mui Wo. This small farm on Lantau grows ... parties. Activities cost HK$30 an hour per child. Dragontail Farm, 145 Luk Tei Tong, Mui Wo, Lantau, tel: 5167 2174, dragontailfarm@gmail.com ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1450833/road-test-lantau-farm-educates-children-about-environment
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Building in Lantau country parks not ruled out, says development chief Paul Chan

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 05:30am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Building in Lantau country parks not ruled out Development chief Paul Chan Mo-po stoked a fresh row over the future of country parks yesterday, saying the government would not rule out building in protected areas to develop Lantau Island. Speaking after the first meeting of the Lantau Development Advisory Committee, Chan said the government would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1443916/building-lantau-country-parks-not-ruled-out-says-development-chief
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Costs triple for planned plant in North Lantau to treat food waste

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 03:15am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Proposed recycling facility at North Lantau now expected to cost HK$1.53b to build Cost of city's first plant to recycle food waste triples ... North Lantau, is now expected to cost HK$1.53 billion, compared with an initial estimate of HK$489 million made in 2010, according to a submission presented to lawmakers. The increase ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1447275/costs-triple-planned-plant-north-lantau-treat-food-waste
  5. Comment - Letters

    Designate marine park now to save dolphins' habitat

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by LETTERS

    ... construction period, there will be 300 work barges plus other vessels using the north Lantau area, making over 500 trips a day, causing massive disruption to the dolphins, regardless of vessel speed. The government missed its best chance to conserve the dolphins when it failed to designate a marine park covering dolphin habitats in west Lantau and the Soko Islands. WWF urges the government to reject ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1573199/designate-marine-park-now-save-dolphins-habitat
  6. News - Hong Kong

    Bridge to Macau and Zhuhai terrible for fung shui, Lantau villagers complain

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 02:49am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... shui from the massive Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge has been linked by chiefs of a north Lantau village to a spate of deaths that have left older residents in fear. Residents of 600-year-old ... bridges between Lantau and a new artificial island. The village is between two of the bridges, an arrangement described in fung shui as like being between two swords. Talks between village ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1443073/bridge-macau-and-zhuhai-terrible-fung-shui-lantau-villagers-complain
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Lantau development advisers urged to disclose all potential conflicts of interests

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 03:23am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Committee set up to develop Lantau should be as transparent as possible, activists say Advisers urged to disclose interests Lantau development advisers should declare all their possible business connections and interests on the island before they start work, activists say. The call to members of the government's Lantau Development ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1436590/lantau-development-advisers-urged-disclose-all-potential-conflicts
  8. News - Hong Kong

    Flight cancelled after pilot and two co-pilots injured in Lantau car crash

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 09:43pm by Clifford Lo

    ... in a road traffic accident on Lantau on Monday. Some of the affected passengers took alternative flights on Monday while others were booked into a hotel in Hong Kong for the night before continuing ... trucks near Caribbean Coast on the North Lantau Highway on Lantau, according to police. The captain, two of the co-pilots, the flight attendant, the attendant’s relative and the 66-year-old ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1434274/flight-cancelled-after-pilot-and-two-co-pilots-injured-lantau-car
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Building in Lantau country parks a green option, Franklin Lam says

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:38am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Former Exco man Franklin Lam, an adviser to the government on Lantau's future, says developing protected areas could be green 'Build in Lantau's country parks' Outspoken former Executive Council member Franklin Lam Fan-keung has reignited the row over the future of country parks by suggesting those on Lantau could be ripe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1424680/building-lantau-country-parks-green-option-franklin-lam-says
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Building in Lantau parks 'dangerous' idea, activists say

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 07:35pm

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com The idea that building in country parks on Lantau could actually improve the island’s environment is both “worrying” and “dangerous”, activists and green groups said on Monday. This came after former executive councillor Franklin Lam Fan-keung risked public outcry on Sunday by floating the idea that allowing development in Lantau’s two country ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1425296/building-lantau-parks-dangerous-idea-activists-say

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